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Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

Yet the company is at pains to make it clear this is part of a global operations strategy, with devices continuing to be assembled in China and Brazil and components presumably continuing to be sourced from emerging markets based on cost and quality.

California Trucking Association Combats State Contractor Test

GTG Technology Group

California Trucking Association Sues State. On October 25 th , the California Trucking Association and two independent owner-operators filed a lawsuit against the state of California over an unfair test adopted by the California Supreme Court. In April, the California Supreme Court adopted the ABC Test to determine if a worker is an employee or contractor within any industry. In contrast, port and freight workers are generally supportive of the ABC Test.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news… HighJump Acquires Nexternal. March 2015 North American Freight Numbers. And this week, HighJump acquired Nexternal , a cloud-based eCommerce platform provider based in California. NAFTA freight totaled $96.1

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This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, dominated by delivery and robots: Same-day delivery company Deliv raises $40 million in latest funding round (Reuters). UPS Tells Shippers to Prepare for Freight Strike (WSJ – sub.

This Week in Logistics News (June 30 – July 4, 2014)

Talking Logistics

For the past year, I’ve been arguing that logistics — and same-day fulfillment, in particular — is becoming a strategic weapon for companies. The new rail service is up to 50 percent faster than ocean freight and up to 70 percent less costly than air freight.

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8 Green Freight Trends to Watch in 2017

Freightera

Demand for greener freight transport is coming primarily from the largest companies. It’s coming from the Walmart’s and Whole Foods of the world, and the very large logistics companies. Lowest cost freight transport will increasingly be lower emission as well. Green Freight

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy.

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fulfillment by Amazon or Amazon FBA lets sellers in the Amazon marketplace take advantage of Amazon’s giant logistics operation to ship their orders. Amazon runs an enormous fulfillment and logistics business. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article provided by Jake Rheude at [link].

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

The El Niño weather pattern, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be among the strongest on record , is already causing flooding and mudslides in California. That was the central question Matt Castle, Director of Air Freight Services at C.H. Robinson , and I addressed in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Robinson freight forwarding supply chain flexibility

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This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018)

Talking Logistics

— As I’m on the road, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, without commentary: U.S. Trillion Logistics Sector With Latest Contracts (BlockchainNews). California Drivers Could Face $25,000 Fines for Glider Trucks (Bloomberg).

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

70% of production comes from Florida, followed by California. Most of Florida’s orange supply is used for making Orange juice whereas California’s production is used for the fresh fruit market. Source: [link] ). Subscribe Here! Email Address.

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturers of medical and cleaning supplies, as well as the specialists overseeing trucking, delivery and logistics companies, might have to make do with limited supplies and labor. Switch to Domestic Sourcing or Manufacturing.

Q3 2020 Freight Rates and Logistics Market Update

Zipline Logistics

However, the freight market, and the domestic economy, rebounded from April lows much quicker than anticipated over the last month. During the last few weeks, outbound tender volumes, a useful measurement of freight in the market, have soared.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

There are seven counties in Northern California where people have been asked to stay home: The railroads and dray carriers are exempt from this at this time. Delays in Northern California and Seattle are limited at this time. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Ryder Publishes Corporate Sustainability Report

Supply Chain Network

“As a leading provider of transportation and logistics solutions, our stakeholders expect us to be stewards of real-world efficiency and sustainability,” stated Ryder Chairman and CEO Greg Swienton. Environment: – Implementing a first-of-its-kind heavy duty natural gas vehicle project for commercial rental and lease fleets in Southern California. Ryder is a FORTUNE 500(R) commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company.

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. According to Frost & Sullivan, global logistics spending is expected to grow from $7.9 Source: [link].

Global shipping trends: What to expect in 2020

CH Robinson Transportfolio

One thing’s for sure, freight forwarding never has a dull moment. . With the growth of ecommerce and high-tech products flooding our markets, air freight is a go-to mode of transportation for many shippers—any time of year. Broadening of sourcing locations.

The need to know

EFT

bln in Hong Kong secondary listing -sources. Germany’s cabinet passed a national hydrogen strategy on Wednesday as part of a wider push to decarbonise Europe’s largest economy, government sources said. German freight tech start-up Sennder merges with France's Everoad.

The (Internet of Things) IOT Supply Chain Benefits Now Coming Clearer

Cerasis

This process has already been deployed in vending machines owned by Cantaloupe System in California. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The (Internet of Things) IOT Supply Chain Benefits Now Coming Clearer appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

A Gloomy Future for the Port of Los Angeles?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In June 2016, the Panama Canal will double its capacity, and this capacity expansion will undoubtedly reshape the freight flows around the globe, including those transiting through the Port of Los Angeles (click here for a past blog related to this subject). [link] /. Guillaume Roels.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. Importers are using multiple sourcing vendors to improve their ability to respond to market demand and opportunities.

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The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Refrigerated transportation is particularly at a premium and can be difficult to secure if not working with a logistics provider with an expansive network.

Outbound Volume Booming After Countrywide Reopening

Zipline Logistics

The freight market is making a rapid recovery as outbound volumes have increased and stayed at several-year-highs over the past several weeks. For shippers, it is critical in this environment to give your logistics provider adequate lead time. Freight Rates Rise from Historic Lows.

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28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. After 12 years as an Air Force logistics officer, Michael got his PhD in a top 5 logistics program, and now teaches supply chain management and marketing.

3 Ways State Marijuana Legalization Impacts the Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

In the trucking industry, it will represent a new freight carrying opportunity. Recreational marijuana is legal in Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia. Sources: [link].

The need to know

EFT

Apple supplier Foxconn, others hit as India holds up imports from China-sources. Workers at six Amazon sites in Germany will go on strike on Monday in protest over safety after some staff at logistics centres tested positive for coronavirus, labour union Verdi said.

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Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. California. California. #41.

How to Scale Health and Beauty Products: Online Stores with Intelligent Fulfillment

ShipBob

If your orders went from 50 a month to perhaps 100, 200, and now 400 orders a month, it may be a good time to professionally scale up your logistics and fulfillment. ShipBob takes this into account, and can advise you on how logistics can help you scale faster overseas. . “As Sources

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

percent), California’s 17th (63,400 jobs, 19.9 Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

This Week in Logistics News (April 17-21, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Now, moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon won a patent for an on-demand clothing manufacturing warehouse (Recode). Oracle Warehouse Management Cloud Update Helps Businesses Scale Logistics to Meet Multi-Channel Demand. Source: Amazon patent.